November  Presentation at the Knoxville Music Teachers association .

February.  Presentation at University of Memphis pedagogy class.  

March. Presentation at Music Teachers National Association in Baltimore Maryland 

Playing in the lobby of Methodist Hospital. 

Patty and I with Jim Brickman after his concert at GPAC

Sandy Pemberton Triplett receives Distinguished Teacher of the Year award for 2015 from Tennessee Music Teachers Association. 

Shelby Butterfield and I at the local news station.  We did an early morning show about the benefits of the recreational music makers program. 

Ingrid Clarfield at the state conference in Chattanooga.

Fellow presenters, Tammy Benson,  Rachel Acuff at the Tennessee Music  Teachers conference. 

Sandy Triplett still enjoys teaching piano after 29 years and thrives on the challenge of meeting the needs of each student.


  • Music Teachers National Association
  • Tennessee Music Teachers Association - Past President 
  • Greater Memphis Music Teachers Association - Past President
  • Germantown Collierville Area Teachers Association - Past President


  • Progressive Private Music Studio - ages 5 –76
  • Adult Recreational Music Maker Class Instructor at Amro music store
  • Adjudicator – local and state piano competitions
  • Published review in AMT
  • Creates, organizes, and presents teacher education forums at local music store
  • She is a presenter of educational programs across the state and at the National Music Teachers conference.
  • Substitute Pianist/Organist for area churches
  • Briarcrest School Music Conservatory Teacher
  • Developed and Facilitated piano teaching programs at Christ the Rock Academy and Bronblum Jewish Community School
  • Choir Director for Children's Choir at Hope church
  • The Keyboard Place Music Store Manager and established a teaching program.
  • State Representative – National Music Link Program
  • Facilitator for Power of Piano Music Enrichment Program - City of Memphis


  • Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau MO

Other Related Training

  • Online courses to stay with the current music trends
  • Business and teaching workshops
  • University of Kentucky- Lexington Keyboard Technology Classes
  • State and National Conferences 

Awards and Honors

Greater Memphis Teacher of the Year 2005

Tennessee’s Music Teachers Association Distinguished Service Award 2015